Posts From January, 2021

truck accident

Is There a Time Limit to File a Lawsuit After a Truck Accident in California?

  • Jan 20 2021

You only have two years to file a lawsuit after a truck accident in California. California, like every other state, limits the amount of time you have to file lawsuits, whether for personal injury, breach of contract, property damage, and other kinds of lawsuits. A truck accident injury case is a personal injury case. 

“Statute of limitations” is the formal term for these deadlines. The statute of limitations for a truck accident starts on the day of the collision. A California personal injury attorney can explain how the statute of limitations works in your case. 

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Do Car Accident Settlements Cover Chiropractic Treatment?

  • Jan 17 2021

California car accidents, even mild fender-benders, often result in neck, spine, and soft muscle injuries that benefit greatly from chiropractic care. Chiropractors specializing in vehicle accident aftercare can help patients manage ongoing pain from their injuries and promote faster healing. 

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, it may be wise to include chiropractic care as part of a comprehensive medical approach to your recovery. If you are worried about expenses and whether car accident settlements cover chiropractic treatment, the short answer is yes. 

California personal injury attorneys advise that reasonable and necessary medical expenses can be reimbursed through car accident settlements.

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What Kind Of Compensation May I Be Entitled to After a Car Accident?

  • Jan 15 2021

If you’ve been recently injured in a California car accident, you might be worried about how you will recover. 

Are financial concerns weighing heavily as you attempt to focus on emotional and physical healing? Do you find yourself wondering, “Can I get financial help for my expenses?”, or “What kind of compensation am I entitled to after a car accident?”

Only a personal injury attorney can answer those questions based on your accident’s unique circumstances.  However, if your car accident was caused by another party’s willful or negligent actions,

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Why Delayed Pain After a Car Accident Can Be Serious

  • Jan 12 2021

All too often, car accidents result in serious injuries requiring immediate and sometimes long-term medical care. However, there are times when drivers are fortunate enough to walk away from a car collision injury-free. 

But what happens if pain sets in later, after the accident? California personal injury attorneys work with many car accident victims whose pain and injury symptoms manifest over the weeks and months following a car accident.

Delayed pain after a car accident can be serious,

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What to Do After a Slip and Fall in a Parking Lot

  • Jan 8 2021

Slip and fall accidents are relatively common in California and can happen when least expected. Not only are these accidents unsettling, but they often result in serious injuries, including broken bones, spinal cord damage, and traumatic brain injury.  

With winter weather setting in, it’s vital to be aware of your footing in outdoor parking lots. Uneven surfaces coupled with debris, rain, and ice create especially hazardous conditions leading to slip and fall accidents. 

California personal injury attorneys regularly help slip and fall victims,

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Wrongful Death Settlements in California

  • Jan 5 2021

The Code of Civil Procedure 377.60 governs wrongful death lawsuits in California. Under this law, a decedent’s family may sue for damages if the decedent’s death resulted from another party’s willful or negligent actions. 

If someone else has been proven at-fault for the death of your loved one, you may wish to consult a California personal injury attorney about filing a wrongful death action.  

While the court has broad discretion regarding wrongful death settlements in California,

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